Kinshasa, March 21st, 2022 (CPA).-The President of the Republic, Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, received in audience, Saturday, at the city of the African Union (AU), the governor ai of the province of Lualaba, Mrs. Fifi Masuka Saïni, who came to present the report of her mission, carried out last February in Lusaka, Zambia.
At the end of this interview, the Governor of Lualaba said that this mission had the objective of meeting and discussing with the Zambian authorities and the file relating to the materialization of the Kolwezi-Solwezi road construction project, a project that the Zambian government shares with the DRC. For the Governor of Lualaba, the realization of this road project which will certainly revive the economy of Zambia and the Republic of the DRC via the province of Lualaba is the desire of President Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo to boost the development of Lualaba, among other things, by modernizing its road infrastructure in particular.
« This road, which starts from Kolwezi, leads to the village of Sakabinda, on the border with Zambia, over a distance of 91 kilometers, according to studies carried out by the Congolese Agency for Major Works », she said, adding that the Zambian town of Solwezi is 85 kilometers from Sakabinda. According to her, this road is considered a shortcut compared to the one that leaves Kolwezi, via Lubumbashi, before crossing the border of Kasumbalesa, Mokambo or even that of Sakania, in Upper Katanga.
The province of Lualaba works, according to the vision of the Head of State
In addition to the report of her mission to Zambia, the head of the provincial executive of Lualaba also reassured that her province is doing wonderfully, specifying that it operates according to the vision of the Head of State, Félix-Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, which depends on the development of all politico-administrative entities from the base. “All areas are organizing for radiant development, from the economy to the social, through security and basic infrastructure,” she said. The Patroness of the provincial executive of Lualaba also said she was dismayed by the railway drama which bereaved her province, leaving more than 70 dead and many injured, before presenting, on the occasion, her sincere condolences to the bereaved families. The interim governor of Lualaba reassured that his province with the help of the central government will spare no effort to ensure the funeral of the deceased and the medical follow-up of the injured. ACP/